Hiroshima Airport is an air gateway to Hiroshima. It is located in Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Many tourists from very distant regions come to this airport and use this airport as a starting point for Hiroshima sightseeing. In addition to the domestic flights connecting to Tokyo, Sapporo and Sendai, international flights connecting to Seoul and Beijing are available.
It is recommended to travel by rental car when you go sightseeing in Hiroshima. There is a car rental service counter located near the arrival lobby on the 1st floor.
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) and the Itsukushima Shrine are a must-see when you go sightseeing in Hiroshima. They are designated as a World Heritage Site. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) is about 1 hour from Hiroshima Airport via San'yo Expressway → Hiroshima IC → National Route 54. The Itsukushima Shrine is via San'yo Expressway → Hatsukaichi tollgate → Miyajimaguchi direction.